The Paris Summer Olympics are coming up in about a year-and-a-half, and I figured it couldn’t hurt to begin a list now and continue to add to it.
You might also be interested in my “Best” lists about previous Olympic games:
A Beginning List For Learning About The 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics
A Beginning List For Learning About The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics
The Best Resources On The 2016 Rio Olympics
The Best Sites For Learning About The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games
The Best Sites For Learning About The London 2012 Olympics
The Best Sites To Learn About The Vancouver Winter Olympics
The Best Sites To Teach & Learn About The Olympics
Here’s what I have so far:
Here’s the official website for the Paris Olympics, and here are some education resources.
Check out the first post I wrote for The New York Times — focusing on the Olympics. It was written during the London games, but many of the ELL activities are still applicable.
The BBC’s Primary History site on the ancient Greek Olympics is very good.
50 stunning Olympic moments comes from The Guardian.
How much were the original Olympics like the modern Games? is from The BBC.
“Science Of The Summer Olympics” is a series of videos NBC has produced with the National Science Foundation.
INFOGRAPHIC: Olympic Physics is from NPR.
13 Olympic Moments That Have Changed History
The evolution of the Summer Olympic Games poster
What Are The Worst Olympic Sports? is from Five Thirty Eight.
How The Olympic Medal Tables Explain The World is from NPR.
YOU WON’T FIND A BETTER GROWTH MINDSET QUOTE THAN THIS ONE FROM A RUGBY STAR
Who dominates the Olympics? Depends on the sport. is from The Washington Post.